Beaver Leader Earns Her Stripes

Beaver Leader Earns Her Stripes

Our new Beaver Leader, Julie Ann, has completed her adult training and was awarded her wood badge last week at Ripley and Heanor Districts Beaver Toy service. A wood badge is awarded after an adult had completed all of their training, giving them the skills they need to provide Skills for Life to Ripley’s Beaver Scouts.  Sarah Allen, lead volunteer for Ripley and Heanor said “A wood badge represents a lot of hard work in a volunteers own time, and it’s really great to acknowledge Julie Ann’s effort.” If you would be interested in lending a helping hand why not drop us an email at...

Beavering Away in January

Both Ladybower and Derwent Beaver colonies have started the year with their cyclist badge and finishing off their experimental activity badge. Both colonies made cheese toasties and cornflake cakes and were taught about the importance of keeping the kitchen clean, and how to stay sage in the kitchen for their new cook’s badge. They have held a healthy eating night trying out different types of food some of which were healthy and some not so healthy! The Beavers have been awarded their Cyclist and Cook badges. Four new members have joined the colonies in January, and one has made his transition up to Falcon Pack.  ...